Schneider Power Inc. (Schneider Power), a Canada based renewable energy company, has appointed Jeremy Rakusin to the board of directors. Rakusin is currently a vice president and portfolio manager at Trapeze Capital Corporation, where he is responsible for co-managing the LionRock managed equity portfolio. Previously, he worked in investment banking for nine years, including as a director in Mergers & Acquisitions with Merrill Lynch & Co.

Rakusin commenced his career as a corporate and securities lawyer at Goodmans. Rakusin earned a joint LLB and MBA from the University of Toronto and is also a holder of the CFA designation.

Schneider Power chief executive officer Jonathan Lundy commented, We are delighted to add Mr. Rakusin to our board. Mr. Rakusin’s capital markets expertise and experience in advising small high growth companies will be extremely beneficial as we evaluate and execute on our growth opportunities of the future.

Current members of Schneider Power’s board of directors include: Jonathan Lundy, Bernd Schneider, Thomas Schneider, Lewis Reford, Richard Boxer and Jeremy Rakusin.